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Radiation Therapists Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for radiation therapists in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of radiation therapists amongst Pennsylvania areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Radiation Therapists in Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,030
25th Percentile Wage
$68,310
50th Percentile Wage
$84,140
75th Percentile Wage
$100,770
90th Percentile Wage
$119,920

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for radiation therapists in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $119,920. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $84,140. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $55,030.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26.46
25th Percentile Wage
$32.84
50th Percentile Wage
$40.45
75th Percentile Wage
$48.45
90th Percentile Wage
$57.65

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for radiation therapists in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $57.65. The median hourly salary is $40.45. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26.46.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of radiation therapists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201684,1405.34%12.02%
201579,6506.77%-
201474,2602.24%-
201372,600-1.97%-
201274,030--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Radiation Therapists in Pennsylvania Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of radiation therapists in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of radiation therapists in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $59,430 to $101,460. The highest paying area for radiation therapists in Pennsylvania is Newark-Union with a median annual salary of $101,460. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Philadelphia (mean annual salary $95,170). The lowest paying area is Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $59,430.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$101,460
Philadelphia
$95,170
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$93,570
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$74,820
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$72,630
Pittsburgh
$64,220
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$63,120
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$59,430


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